With flights from Oslo to Colombo with Qatar Airways leaving regularly, you can visit Sri Lanka’s fascinating capital city in comfort. Enjoy gourmet cuisine in spacious seating, served by our attentive cabin crews on our fleet of state-of-the-art aircraft designed to take the strain out of air travel. With award-winning services, there’s never been a better way to enjoy flying.
Colombo has long been known as the Garden City of the East, and today it is packed with great attractions for visitors. Much of the flamboyant architecture has colonial roots, and around this exotic infrastructure many excellent restaurants, art galleries and museums have sprung up. Colombo’s local food scene is exciting and cosmopolitan and the café culture a real joy.
Oslo Airport is not just a transport hub, but thanks to its extensive art exhibitions and displays, practically an art gallery too! Qatar Airways flights from Oslo take you from this northern location to a number of Middle Eastern destinations. Located just 19 miles from the centre of Oslo at Gardermoen, the airport offers passengers a smooth, relaxed and distinctly Scandinavian experience.
Transportation and parking
The Airport Express Train (Flytoget) takes approximately 20 minutes to get to the airport and stops at various locations along the way. The Norwegian State Railway also runs services from Skien, Oslo, Lillehammer and Trondheim.
The Airport Express Coach (SAS Flybussen) runs from Oslo’s city centre to the airport every 20 minutes, while the NOR-WAY Bus Express (Flybussekspressen) and Nettbuss also run from a number of locations to the main terminal. A dozen taxi companies operate services to and from the airport. Parking is available with 19,755 spaces spread across two covered and six outdoor parking areas.
Arriving in Oslo
Qatar Airways flights from Oslo depart from Hall 3 in the main terminal. Be aware that the airport is known as a "silent" airport, so announcements for flights are only done in the immediate vicinity of the gate.
Check the departures’ boards on arrival into the main entrance to locate the correct area of the terminal for your flight.
Facilities and amenities
The main terminal has a good selection of fashion and accessories outlets, including high-end luxury goods, perfume and duty-free shops. There is a heavy emphasis on Norwegian goods, including food.
A variety of food outlets offer delicious treats including pastries, snack foods and light bites. Two hours of free Wi-Fi is available for all passengers, and facilities such are baby changing areas are also available.
Book a flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a cultural melting-pot that is vibrant, and full of character and interesting sights. Colombo is Sri Lanka’s largest city, and manages to retain its traditional cultural identity whilst still being one of the Asia-Pacific region’s fastest-growing economies.
From temples to museums, a selection of galleries that showcase local artists and wonderfully vibrant markets, Colombo is a feast for the senses. A flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways introduces you to this remarkable location.
Filled with museums, cultural icons, distinctive architecture and beautiful open spaces, Colombo is a live representation of Sri Lanka’s rich history and culture that stems from multiple influxes of different ethnic groups and colonial influences.
You can discover more about the various cultures that have influenced the country at the National Museum of Colombo and the Dutch Period Museum.
Other must-see attractions in the city include the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka -- the latter of which is famed for its incredibly tranquil lakeside location.
Traditional Sri Lankan entertainment incorporates intricate shadow puppetry, and one of the more eccentric attractions is the Traditional Puppet Art Museum, where you’ll see delicately crafted puppets and dioramas made by local artists.
Flights to Colombo with Qatar Airways land at Bandaranaike International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Colombo please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LRK)
Voltage: 230 Volts
Plugs: Type D
Language: Sinhala / Tamil / English
International dialing code: +94
More Information: Read our Colombo Travel Guide
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